Description 

Some Spider Studios is looking for a skilled web developer with a deep interest in Wordpress to join us in our NYC office. You will have the opportunity to work on several high-traffic and high-profile websites including ScaryMommy.com, TheDad.com and Cafe.com

You will be a main part of our development process. You will work directly with our in-house development team as well as a team based in eastern Europe. You will be releasing production code weekly.

You should have experience creating custom Wordpress themes as well as custom Wordpress plugins from scratch. 

Our sites are built mobile-first using a responsive design.

A minimum of two years experience with Wordpress is expected.

Solid understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript is needed.

In addition to our multiple Wordpress environments you will also have the opportunity to work with our various applications built using the Laravel framework and also mobile app development we do using React Native.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Work directly with product and design to implement new features weekly

  • Take designs from Sketch and implement them in fully compliant HTML/CSS

  • Front and backend development within the confines of the Wordpress framework

  • Provide feedback and input on requests from business stakeholders

 

Skills/Requirements

  • Solid experience and understanding of the latest version of Wordpress

  • Strong front and backend development skills, including excellent knowledge of core web languages and database management systems – JS, HTML, CSS, SASS, GULP, PHP, and MySQL. 

  • Working knowledge of modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, and/or Vue/Angular a plus but not an absolute requirement

  • Experience turning designs built in Sketch into responsive websites

  • Experience using GIT

  • A desire to learn and grow every day

 

About Us 

Some Spider Studios is a fast-growing media & entertainment company backed by top VC’s and serial entrepreneurs Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara. Marc and Vinit previously co-founded Diapers.com and sold it to Amazon. Marc more recently founded Jet.com and sold it to Walmart, where he is CEO of Walmart.com. 
  
We’re currently home to three channels: Scary Mommy (largest brand for moms brand online); CAFE (led by popular national figure Preet Bharara, host of chart-topping pod “Stay Tuned”); and The Dad (fastest growing brand for dads) – all built for mobile, social and streaming. 
  
Coming off our latest funding round, we are now accelerating hiring and looking for exceptional talent who will join us on our mission to build iconic multimedia brands that lead their space.

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